Help with a new Wii channel

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  1. davidsl_128
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    I've always used NeoRame's Wii-ish Backup Loader channel, but after so much time it feels too Wii-ish XD Still, the other channels I found don't fit the Wii theme at all. So I'm doing my own Autoboot NeoGamma Channel, but I don't know which of these two I should use:

    EDIT: I just uploaded the channels, they're here. There are versions for normal TVs and Widescreen TVs

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  2. bdr9

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    I would use the first one unless you are trying to get it to be officially called "Neo Loader". They both look really good. Did you create them in Photoshop?
     
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    You should probably add a 2 pixel border around each disk of the same color as the center of the discs, and add 40% transparency, and use "Comic Sans" (or "Comic Sans MS") font to the "Wii Neo Loader", move it up about 6 or so pixels, and change it to "Wii Neo Backup Loader. You should also change the "Press 1 to change settings (etc.)" to maybe the Wii logo's shade of Gray - Maybe use Comic Sans for it too... (helvetica alternatively)...
     
  4. davidsl_128
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    Yeah, I made them with Photoshop. The best image editor in my opinion [​IMG]

    So I'll use the "loader" one, then. To say the truth I kinda liked it more, but I thought that just "loader" was too plain. I'll upload a WAD as soon as I'm done [​IMG]
     
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    Never mind about the font change on the "Press 1 to change settings (etc.)" part...
     
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    I'll do that and see if it looks better. I'll stick with Loader or Neo Loader though, I like simplistic stuff.
     
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    Well, I tried doing that... it looks really nice, but because Wadder wads are a little low-res it probably wouldn't show up... anyway I'll upload both 4:3 and 16:9 wads one of these days (I got next week free, so I'm not really in a hurry [​IMG] )
     
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    Does anyone know how I could pack this in a wad so that the images stay hi-res? When I use Wadder the images are usually dumbed down, if you know what I mean (I used Wadder 2.something, I'll try version 3 to see if it makes any difference)
     
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    Would you mind PMing me the PSD file??? If not, that's OK... I won't like make a channel or anything, I don't know how, and I wouldn't want to use your work as my own...

    EDIT: I didn't notice you added the Rims... The only reason I suggested that is because it looks more realistic that way (look at a Wii Disc, and you'll see a small gray border on the edge - same goes for GameCube)
     
  10. davidsl_128
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    PM sent. If you want, I can make a channel with whatever image you make and give credit to both of us.
     
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    I just uploaded the channels, they're here.